He Was Left Paralyzed After The Grand Canyon. He Returned 10 Years Later For An Inspiring Reason.

The power of family.

Bob Headings suffered an accident hiking at the Grand Canyon in 2005 that left him paralyzed from the waist down. 

In an interview with Today, Headings revealed that he didn't hesitate at the opportunity to tackle another hike at the Grand Canyon 10 years later. 

"I didn't hestitate. I mean, I said,  'I'm ready to go,' " he told Today.


But he didn't go alone.

Headings' family — his three sons and eight grandsons — took the journey with him. 

The family trained for four months with harnesses that guided Headings' one-wheeled chair, Today reported.

In March, the family took on the seven-and-a-half-mile trail down the Grand Canyon. It took them six hours to complete their journey. At the end of it, the family felt nothing but pride. 

"These kinds of things just don't happen often enough where a family comes together," son Randy Headings told Today. "We just pulled together for a greater cause. Just a time to be proud of your family."

Watch the journey below:

H/T: Today.


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